Use this search engine to find internationally-published journals and rank them by price per article or citation. From Ted Bergstrom and Preston McAfee. Also see An Open Letter to All University Presidents and Provosts Concerning Increasingly Expensive Journals by the same authors.
Reality Bites: Periodicals Price Survey 2009
Van Orsdel, L. and Born, K. Library Journal. April 15, 2009.
Van Orsdel, L. and Born, K. Library Journal. April 15, 2008.
Rapidly rising journal subscription prices have severely eroded the ability of libraries, universities, and scholars to purchase the publications necessary for research and education. While the CPI increased 73% between 1986-2004, research library expenditures for serials incresed 273%.
Albee, Barbara and Dingley, Brenda.
Prepared for the Library Materials Price Index Committee (LMPIC) of the ALA's Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).The purpose of the index and accompanying tables and analysis is to measure changes in average U.S. periodical prices in a historical context.
Prepared for the University of Wisconsin, Madison Libraries and published in ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 205, Aug. 1999: 1-6.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries provides Journal Cost Benefit reports covering the 1998-1999 fiscal year, for subject lines within their library collection budget.
Bergstrom, Carl T., and Bergstrom, Theodore C. "The Economics of
Ecology Journals." Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, November 2006
Math American Mathematical Society, 2000.
Rehmann, Ulf. A revised study based on AMS 2002 data published at the Universitat Bielefeld. The original publication: The annual plenary meeting of the chairmen of German math departments: 25. KMathF Plenarversammlung, 20. 5. 2000.